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Scholarships Offered by the David L. Boren College of International Studies

The David L. Boren College of International Studies offers many scholarships for IAS students, international students and study abroad students.  For questions on any of the scholarships offered by CIS contact Patsy Broadway at


Jim Grillot Photographer International Photo Award

The Jim Grillot Photographer International Photo Award has been named to honor Jim Grillot, who was a professional photographer in Oklahoma for more than 30 years. Mr. Grillot began his career as a freelance photographer in the late 1970s and ultimately managed his own business focusing on commercial and pageant photography. The father of former Dean Suzette Grillot, Jim Grillot was always a major supporter of his daughter’s international work and would have loved to encourage young photographers to employ their creative eye in a global setting.

Submit your best international photo in the following areas: landscapes, culture, or architecture. Photos of children will not be accpeted. All current University of Oklahoma Students who have lived, studied, worked or interned abroad are eligible to enter. Students may enter up to two photos. A faculty and staff committee will choose the winning photos.

Awards include:
1st place: $150
2nd place: $100
3rd place: $50

QUESTIONS? Contact Jacque Braun at

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Outstanding Seniors

Each year Sooner Parents recognizes the All-Around Outstanding Senior Man and Senior Woman at the University. Additionally, Sooner Parents presents an Award of Merit to the Outstanding Senior of each undergraduate college as selected by the college dean. To be eligible for consideration, a student must be fulltime, have earned a 3.25 grade point average and be a 4th or 5th year senior. Students can apply only one time for this recognition.

  • Deadline
    • Applications are due by midnight on Friday, September 22nd
  • Recognition
    • Recipients will be honored with their college dean at a reception and ceremony scheduled for late afternoon on Friday, November 10th in Beaird Lounge. They will also be recognized during the OU Football game on Saturday, November 11th.